Thiry Wedding {University Club Wedding}

I can remember it so clearly… Driving to the coffee shop, hand and hand.. and going over everything we would say. We arrived early and waited anxiously for our consults to begin. This was the FIRST consult Andrew had ever come with me to after deciding he would start to shoot weddings with me. The second Colleen walked in all I could see was pure JOY.  She literally lit the room up.. and I mean that in the least cliche way ever. She has this spunk to her that is unexplainable. For me, I have never really been around someone who is as genuinely happy as she is.. I had to ask myself at first if it was real… As the consult went on.. I realized how quickly that it was.. Her passion was on her sleeve. Andrew and I giggle because that first time we met them… Ben hardly said a word. Colleen did all the talking and Ben just listened and observed. They were obviously opposites. They had this crazy balance that just blew us away. Andrew would ask questions specifically for Ben and Andrew knew just from those few short words.. that he was a great guy. There was something about the two of them.

As time went on and we got together with them a few different times.. our relationship started to be so much more than business. Ben started to liven up and reveal his truest self a little more. Every time we would leave from dinner, or they would leave our house.. we just couldn’t wait to see them again! The fact their wedding day has come and gone is CRAZY! They booked us 18 months ago and we thought the day would never come.

Ok enough about US and them.. because I could go on forever. These two met in Mexico. Their story is much crazier and bigger than I can tell you in this short blog but I will give you the jist. They were laying poolside.. Ben with his friends and Colleen with her second family. The entertainment there was a balloon popping game with two contestants and Ben and Colleen were the contestants picked for it. Yup… they squeezed a balloon between their bodies in all different ways and it was love ever since.. Crazy right? What is crazier.. Here is the video when they met:

Crazy right? So now that you know that awesome background story.. Enjoy their day. These two were meant to be and I can say that with the utmost confidence.

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These details had me giddy the whole time. I love the color and the whimsy. Everything was so beautiful!
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The University Club- Roof Top Terrace did NOT disappoint. What a gorgeous ceremony site!
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This picture is the exact representation of how I described them earlier. Both equally as excited but totally two different personalities! They are perfect for each other.
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This wedding was unique in the fact that we got to ride around all day with the bridal party in a trolley. It made things so much easier and it was a blast to ride a long with them.
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Get ready for more glam! The reception was exactly what Colleen had in mind!
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That is a balloon between them on the left.. What an awesome way to enter in to their reception!
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Tears. So many tears. The toasts and blessing were so heartfelt and moving.
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To say we love these two is a serious understatement. We can’t wait to see them again soon!

Sharing, serving, and celebrating,

Andrew + Chrissy